1)They take frequent breaks to restore the energy tanks. 🔋
2) They’re driven by a higher purpose (mine is to empower 1 million entrepreneurs). 🙏🏻
3) They break down every major task into subtasks .💥
4) They outsource mindless tasks. 🗣
5) They meditate. 😌
6) They say no to things (unless you have not made enough money to put food on the table). If you’ve run out of time for stuff but still not made enough money to feed yourself — say yes to everything — you’ll find the energy to do it. 🚫
7)They love productivity hacks.⚡️
Push through the fear. If you feel it in your stomach, that “something” will work for your company — you know what you have to do —
1)They take frequent breaks to restore the energy tanks. 2) They’re driven by a higher purpose (mine is to empower 1 million entrepreneurs). 3) They break down every major task into sub tasks. 4) They outsource mindless tasks. 5) They meditate. 6) They say no to things (unless they’ve not made enough money to put food on the table, if you’ve run out of time for stuff but still not made enough money…
Not everyone is going to get you
Not everyone is going to need what you offer
Or perhaps they just don’t trust you enough to hand over their hard earned cash!
As an entrepreneur you’re going to get a lot of rejection
(And I’m not talking about girls or guys in the nightclub, that happens whether you’re an entrepreneur or not lol)
How you deal with it moving forward is going to determine how long it takes you to reach your goals
Or even better still,
How you turn them into a yes.
The world’s largest tribute to Harambe the gorilla, and to a Facebook group dedicated to the best new techniques for getting traffic and writing great copy. I have a community on my email lists, Facebook connections, Twitter followers, and LinkedIn connections to broadcast it too.
It’s a great privilege and an asset I’ve built since I started speaking publicly around the world.
However, many of you reading this are earlier on your journey, and as I’ve been asked this a lot recently, I thought I’d get it on paper once and for all what I’d do if I had to…
HOW TO WRITE A SHAREABLE, INTERESTING ARTICLE IN 15 MINUTES. First, here’s the article, an excerpt from my book “Secret Sauce: A step-by-step guide to growth hacking”, out now on Indiegogo, link in the pinned post above:
20 business life hacks which will make life 10x easier
1. You can use @gmail.com and @googlemail.com interchangeably. Perfect for signing up to a website twice without setting up two accounts. 2. Download Wifi analyzer to determine what channel your router should broadcast its Wifi Signal. Improved my wifi speeds by 22x Love to play music while working? Play a video game soundtrack…
Copy the processes
Leave out their bullshit
Understand that when you hate you’re shouting from the sidelines
When you start “doing” based on what you learn from them, you are “on the court”
I find it amateurish when people at the start of their journey diss the stars in the scene
On creative things like music and film?
Having strong opinions is fun, harmless (I love Fall Out Boy and don’t care who knows it)
A little more dangerous
Systems, numbers, and processes make your life easier- learn what others are doing
You are free not to partner with them ethically
Don’t be bitter
Your time will come :-)
Never mind that you can’t put links in your posts so that anyone can click and buy your stuff or leave you their email, who wants some of that FULL SCREEN engagement? Oh yeah! rofl!
Ok, so in case you haven’t heard, DJ Khaled came from nowhere to randomly being the most followed person on the platform!
1) Spend years in your bedroom learning sound production, working long hours getting your demo tapes picked up and collaborated on by bigger and bigger artists.
2) Have a string of platinum selling records- Khaled had chart hits for nearly ten years before…
I got an email on the first day of a five week world tour I was on, “Your work visa for America is ready, please send your passport in”.
This was VERY EXCITING. Remember my lifetime dream was to live and work in America!
However, there was a BIG PROBLEM, they wanted it within a month. I spoke to my lawyer, I spoke to the delivery people, I spoke to the U.S. embassy. (As entrepreneurs we try to negotiate everything! But the U.S. embassy? Good luck!)
I was trying to fulfill as many of my dates as possible, but while…
A girl asked me how to find a mentor after one of my talks
I told her to write down the 30 smartest people she knows, email them to tell them they’re in the top 30 (compliment), then ask them to introduce them to a mentor as you’re looking for one.
Many will offer to mentor you themselves. Direct industry qualifications are preferred but essential.
One of my mentors is a Canadian in real estate and biohacking, but because he’s not in my world, he can see things from a 10,000 degree view, and can boil things down to the…
Author of “Secret Sauce: A step-by-step guide to growth hacking”. Founder of Magnific, Planet Ivy, Screen Robot.